In the United States will go under the hammer Russian art
The day of the auction of Russian art will take place at new York's Christie's auction house on April 18. The top lot, valued by experts at $1.8-2.5 million, will be the picture of Alexander Yakovlev "box at the Beijing theatre.According to experts, this work is original compositions, as well as incredibly rich colours. The artist wrote it during his travels through China in 1918, ITAR-TASS reported.Picture of founder of the realist school landscape by Ivan Shishkin "Lesnaya Polyana", written in 1896, is estimated at $1-1. 4 million, This work is considered one of the key in the late work of the master. Also the attention of collectors, according to experts, will bring the work of the famous Russian artist Konstantin Makovsky's Russian beauty. It is estimated at 350-450 thousand dollars.Paintings of Nicholas Roerich "Chinese Ruins of the Fort", created during his travels in the East, estimated at 120-180 thousand dollars. The cost of the rest of his works is unlikely to exceed 3 thousand dollars. The auction also will feature the works of national artist of the USSR Ilya Glazunov, a Russian artist - the avant-garde artist Natalia Goncharova and others.The sculpture "Elephant" by famous Russian jeweler Carl Faberge is distinguished by its considerable size. Established in 1980 from a solid block of jade it is unusual for fabergГ©'s work, which was mostly created miniature models. Experts estimate 300-500 lot of thousands of dollars.As RIA "Novosti", the auction will feature porcelain vases Soviet times the sum of 250 thousand dollars. On one side of the vase, made in 1927, depicts peasants working in a field with other soldiers of the red army with the Soviet flag and the inscription "the Red army is defender of the Soviet working class". Source: U.S. will go under the hammer Russian art.